The past 12 months have been filled with inspiring stories of teams and athletes succeeding throughout Mandurah and the Peel region.
With the bumper year almost over, the Mandurah Mail is taking a look back at what made sports headlines in 2016.
Here is an overview of what we featured in our sports section in November.
What happened in November
MARTIAL ARTS: Evolve Martial Arts held a kick-a-thon to raise needed funds for those suffering from cancer.
FOOTBALL: Hundreds of spectators flocked to Bendigo Bank Stadium to watch the Gnoonie Cup.
BOXING: Eureka Boxing gym member Kiron Brown was preparing for the WA state novice tournament.
SOCCER: Patrick Amato, Raymond Ellery and Jordan De Stefano all played vital roles in buoying WA to a finals appearance against New South Wales at the National Paralympic Football Championships.
SWIMMING: Hundreds of swimmers hit Town Beach for round three of the WA Open Water Swim Series.
SWIMMING: Distance swimmer Rebekah Weller was named the City of Mandurah Sportsperson of the Year.
FOOTBALL: Peel football product Harley Bennell returned to the training track for the Fremantle Dockers.
FITNESS: Mandurah bodybuilder Steve Morley picked up an international prize.
FOOTBALL: Peel Thunder product Calvin Thorne was looking to the AFL Draft for a chance at the big time.
GOLF: Meadow Springs golfer Patrick Conlan nailed a hole-in-one on his birthday.
Stay tuned to mandurahmail.com.au for the December edition of the sport year in review.